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Leadership Day

Every March Pinkerton Student Council hosts a Leadership Training day for incoming eighth grade students. We aim to reach out to the soon-to-be high schoolers who have proven to be leaders in their middle schools, and show potential for leadership on a larger scale. Since Pinkerton Academy has seven different middle schools sending student to our high school, we think it is important that new students become aquainted with the school and some of the traits our school has to offer. We… Read More »

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Little Free Libraries

We partnered with the Los Angeles Police Department in opening a Little Free Library in the lobby of each of its stations. These little libraries are meant to give children in downtown Los Angeles a safe place to read and share books ... and to promote literacy and a love of reading. The concept is simple: take a book, leave a book. No due dates, late fees, or library cards required. Our school donated 1,683 books for children age K-8. Read More »

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One School, One Heart 2014

One School. One Heart is a school wide recognition project that our ASB class puts on to recognize those individuals in our school community that make a special impact on campus. This recognition is unique in that we award it to those students who may or may not have the highest GPA's or strongest athletic ability, but they are student nominated by their peers for making a genuine difference to others. The recipient is then provided with a special "One School, One Heart" shirt and a hand… Read More »

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National Principals Month
Washington, DC, October 1 - October 31

October is National Principals Month, and NASSP honors the hard work and dedication of America’s principals all month long. National Principals Month is your opportunity to say “thank you” to principals everywhere and to share with the community all the great things that principals do.

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LEAD Conference: Phoenix, AZ
Tempe, AZ, November 13 - November 15

Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conferences offer students and advisers exciting opportunities to develop their skills and grow as leaders. Learn more about LEAD conferences.

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LEAD Conference: Washington, DC
Arlington, VA, January 29 - January 31

Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conferences offer students and advisers exciting opportunities to develop their skills and grow as leaders. Learn more about LEAD conferences.

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Chapters in the Spotlight

Epic Charter Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Operation Gratitude. Using guidance from the national Operation Gratitude website, NHS members from Epic Charter School in Oklahoma City, OK, took a day to write nearly 60 letters to military personnel serving overseas.

Milton Area School District
Milton, PA

Community Welcome Buckets. The chapter at Milton Area High School, in Milton, PA, helped welcome new residents to their community by distributing buckets with welcome gifts. The project aimed to ensure support for schools from the whole community. They were also featured in the local paper!

Benson High School
Portland, OR

Friends of Tree Planting. Chapter members from Benson High School in Portland, OR, joined with a local community group to plant trees and beautify their community.

Brookfield Central High School
Brookfield, WI

Pen Pals to the Rescue. Read about Brookfield Central High School’s pen pal program featuring NHS members in Brookfield, WI, who linked up with English language learners at local elementary schools.